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Do You Have A 'Heart of Iron'

by Thomas on Nov. 15, 2002 @ 12:58 p.m. PST

KOCH Media today announced the signing of Paradox Entertainments Global Strategic War Game, Hearts of Iron. Set during the entire Second World War global struggle, Hearts of Iron is the first ever PC game to truly give players the decisions, that will change the course of history.

The game map spans the entire world and allows players to take the War to any new front of their choosing. Any nation in the world is playable, but the game focuses on the epic struggle between the great alliances of the new world orders Fascism, Communism and Democracy. Hearts of Iron is developed by the team behind the award winning sales success Europa Universalis I and II and brings the same super detail to a modern day gaming experience. Hearts of Iron aims to be no less than the definitive World War II strategic experience.

Developed by Paradox Entertainment and published by and distributed exclusively in the UK by KOCH Media, Hearts of Iron has an RRP of £29.99 including VAT. The software will release Q1 2003.


Epic game play - Global map with all the nations between 1936-1946

Scenario Editor - Allows the players to modify and construct their own settings and campaigns and add national detail in thousands of combinations! Will assure great replay ability and community activity!

Deep diplomatic model - Unique system to simulate political systems and their effect on neutral nations in relation to alliances.

Highly advanced research model - Change the course of war by getting super weapons and better production capabilities.

Real Time game play set to pause at any time.

Historical generals and political leaders. Thousands of real persons researched for individual detailed uniqueness.

Strategic level military system - over 100 different ground, air and naval forces fighting the total war on divisional level.

Optimised for Multiplayer - Hearts of Iron enables players to easily meet over the net through our proprietary Valkyrienet matchmaking service.

2 hours of quality musical recordings in MP3 format.

Pentium II 300 or better processor
Minimum 800 X 600 display, 16-bit display or better
64 megabytes of memory
200 megabytes of hard drive space (minimum install)

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